"Polata’ivao gives one of the greatest acting performances in recent times"

The reviews are in - you don't want to miss out!

Experience the revolutionary poetry of Tusiata Avia with this award-winning Wild Dogs Under My Skirt, now on at Q Theatre. Featuring powerful performance by an ensemble of fierce Pasefika fafine fearlessly challenging the stereotype of the 'dusky Pacific maiden', and unleashing those wild dogs who have howled at us and from within us from the beginning of time.

Only on until this coming Monday - tickets selling fast!




"Wild Dogs Under My Skirt presents these women whole and demands that they be seen in all their beauty and flaws."
The Spinoff

"The superb ensemble work shines"
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NZ Herald

"We are taken into the raw and exposed and cutting and loved and beloved lives of Samoan women"
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NZ Poetry Shelf



WILD DOGS UNDER MY SKIRT
By Tusiata Avia
5 - 11 March
Q Theatre (Rangatira)

A co-presentation with Auckland Arts Festival and Victor Rodger - F.C.C.

Check out our audience's response below:


 

LOOSE CANONS
with Anapela Polata'ivao

"Just yesterday I had a moment, a very real moment of understanding and accepting my accomplishments since arriving in Aotearoa and that old line resurfaced, “my parents came here for a better life,” leaving me smiling through tears."

Read about director and performer Anapela Polata'ivao's inspirations in this week's Loose Canons - a series in which The Pantograph Punch invite artists to share five things that have informed their work.


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